HP ProLiant BL25p

Novell Technology Partner

product details

The new ProLiant BL25p dual-processor server blade, engineered for enterprise performance and scalability features AMD Opteron 2.6GHz/1GHz processors with 1M L2 cache, SAN storage capability, and four gigabit NICs standard. The BL25p also shares the same infrastructure components as all other p-Class server blades.

The new ProLiant BL25p delivers optional Fibre Channel support for SAN implementations and clustering capabilities. Through SAN implementation with the ProLiant BL25p, customers can achieve improved data availability, easily scale capacity, and realize management cost savings from consolidating disk resources.

In addition, with HP's fusion of SAN and NAS (Network Attached Storage), customers can design a storage architecture that incorporates application, database and file serving solution functionality. Fibre Channel capability is achieved using a Dual Port Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card (2Gb) specifically designed for the ProLiant BL25p. The ProLiant BL25p is optimized for HP StorageWorks and is also compatible with a variety of third party storage vendors.

product compatibility

  • Open Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • Novell eDirectory
  • Novell GroupWise
  • Novell Identity Manager
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • NetWare


  • x86
  • x86_64 AMD64® & Intel® EM64T®

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regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • English


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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